Who is Andre Drummond's ex-girlfriend? Meet his baby mama Abigail Russo

Olivia Olphin August 13, 2021
Who is Andre Drummond's ex-girlfriend? Meet his baby mama Abigail Russo
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Not all heroes wear capes, but some do wear basketball shoes. NBA star Andre Drummond just shared a video of him saving his two-year-old son Deon after he fell into a swimming pool. We take a look at this incident, as well as introducing you to Andre Drummond’s ex-girlfriend and baby mama, Abigail Russo.

NBA star saves his son after falling into swimming pool

The Philadelphia 76ers star shared a video which shows his son, Deon, falling into a swimming pool. The NBA star had to think quickly as he dived into the pool, fully clothed, after his son.

Drummond has called this situation a “parent’s worst nightmare”, as his son falls into the water after being perched on the edge.

Luckily no one was injured in the incident, as Drummond acted fast to save his son.

Many fans have been applauding his quick reflexes on social media.

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Meet Andre Drummond’s ex-girlfriend Abigail Russo

Andre Drummond’s baby mama Abigail Russo describes herself as a “Fit Mom”, and is a health and beauty influencer.

She shares workout videos on her IGTV on her Instagram page, including full body workouts, HIIT, and toning exercises.

Russo is also an advocate and supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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She is mother to two-year-old son Deon King, who she gave birth to in February 2019.

The pair met when Russo started attending Drummond’s games, and they were linked in 2018.

Russo has said on her Instagram story about the swimming pool incident: “Everyone is okay!! Deon was just being a lil daredevil…dad was on full alert.”

A look at Andre Drummond’s dating history

Drummond hit the headlines in 2019 when it appeared he had potentially got two women pregnant at the same time. Rumours were swirling around that Abigail Russo and Elizabeth Costadoni were both carrying his child.

Before this baby mama drama Drummond was seeing former iCarly star Jennette McCurdy in 2014. The pair first started talking on Twitter, and saw each other for a brief time.

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Andre Drummond was also previously linked to Candice Brooks in 2015. It appears at the moment the NBA star is single.

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Olivia Olphin is a freelance writer at GRV Media. She graduated with a first in English Literature from UCL and with a distinction from the Broadcast Journalism MA at City University. She has three years of freelance journalism experience and during this time she has worked for companies such as Eurosport and Times Radio. Her particular areas of expertise include film, theatre, and TV; she will most likely be found bingeing the newest fantasy or Marvel series! Olivia has many years of reviewing experience, working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.